I remember eating Tuna Noodle Casserole as a child growing up in the 80’s. It was an easy meal; dump a can of cream soup, some noodles and add a can of tuna in a casserole dish and bake till mushy. The results was a less than appetizing – over cooked pasta with minimal taste.
I revived this classic using fresh ingredients. Even my husband (who hates tuna) enjoyed dinner.
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My son loves Italian food. Then again, as a growing teenager he loves FOOD! Spinach and Mushroom Manicotti is one of his favorites. Surprisingly enough it actually fills him up, at least for a little while. Well, it along with a tossed salad and garlic bread.
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Foods we enjoy as adults depends greatly on what we ate growing up. When my husband and I got married he did not eat many vegetables. This was due to the fact his mother always cooked them until they were mushy.
Cauliflower is one of the vegetables he refused to eat. One day several years ago we had a disagreement about different taste in foods. He agreed to eat whatever I fixed that night for dinner. I made Pasta Primavera. He now will eat cauliflower in this dish and even requests that I make it.
This recipe is quick and easy to make. In the time it takes to cook spaghetti noodles, dinner is ready.
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Today is Homemade Soup Day – can you guess what’s for dinner?
Minestrone soup is a favorite around here. This super quick recipe has become a staple during winter months. I can keep all the ingredients on hand (except the spinach- which is optional). And it cooks up quick, which is very important for my busy family. It is a complete meal in one bowl.
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Today is National Fresh Spinach Day. Spinach is my daughter’s favorite vegetable. Around my house we eat it in salads, quiche, twice baked potatoes and in pasta limone.
If you are unfamiliar with this dish, it is a super quick creamy pasta dish with fresh lemon taste. Any meal I can make in less than 30 minutes is a win for me.
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